[TR] Temp. guages - further question

Geo Hahn ahwahneetr at gmail.com
Tue Feb 24 06:28:31 MST 2015

A technique for effecting a repair using the cap tube & bulb from a new
aftermarket gauge is described here:


I have never done this but wouldn't hesitate to try if the need ever arose
(not a lot to lose and much to gain).


On Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 9:17 PM, Greg Gelhar <greg at gelhar.com> wrote:

> I have repaired a few original Smith Jaeger temperature gauges by using
> new capillary tubes and sensing bulbs taken from the Sun gauges. I use the
> new fitting nut from the Sun gauges without any problem.
> Greg G.
> Osseo, MN
> T-Mobile. America’s First Nationwide 4G Network
> Angelo Graham <agraham at execulink.com> wrote:
> >Hello List:
> >Have been following the latest discussion on the temperature gauges with
> >capillary tubes and the substitute "aftermarket"  (SunPro) gauges that
> >will fit. Just have a question about the fitting at the thermostat
> >housing end. Will the fitting around the capillary bulb fit into the
> >thermostat housing; are the threads compatible?
> >Wondering about this one.
> >Really waiting for Spring -25C tonight.
> >Angelo Graham
> >
> >
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